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Has Come One Unto Me

by Ramprasad Sen From the land where there is no night Has come One unto me. And night and day are now nothing to me, Ritual-worship has become for ever barren. My sleep is broken. Shall I sleep any more? … Continue reading

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Bengali Poet Ramprasad’s Last Words

At the end of Ramprasad’s life he is reported to have sang the following song. As he finished the last lines, he said, “It is achieved,” and then left the body. *          *         … Continue reading

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O Shyama, Thou Art Flying Kites

by Ramprasad Sen In the world’s busy market-place, O Shyama, Thou art flying kites; High up they soar on the wind of hope, held fast by maya’s string. Their frames are human skeletons, their sails of the three gunas made; … Continue reading

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You Haven’t Seen How Kali Is

by Ramprasad Sen Mind, you’re still not rid of your illusions; you haven’t seen how Kali is. You know the Mother manifests as the three worlds, but you seem not to know it, ______really. That Mother who adorns the world … Continue reading

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My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, by Swami Kriyananda, part 2

My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, February, 1959, part 2 by Swami Kriyananda originally published in Ananda Varta, October 1983 (part 1) Thursday, February 12, 1959 Daya Ma and the others had been planning to visit the Mother on Friday, … Continue reading

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Shakti: Realm of the Divine Mother

There is a beautifully written book on the various energies and forms of the Divine Mother — authored by Vanamali, a long time friend of Swami Kriyananda and Ananda. In Shakti: Realm of the Divine Mother, she covers the philosophical and … Continue reading

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A Serious Grievance

Paramhansa Yogananda taught a way of praying that many people found unusual. In his Whispers from Eternity he called his prayers “prayer-demands,” describing the proper attitude towards prayer. He said that we are children of the Infinite and that divine … Continue reading

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